Archive for December 8th, 2012

Hundreds line up for Walmart jobs

Business & Economy | | December 08 2012, 3:48 PM

A new Neighborhood Market opening next year in Altadena will create 65 jobs. At a Saturday job fair, as many as 700 people showed up seeking information.

San Diego school district owes $1 billion on $100 million loan

Education | | December 08 2012, 8:59 AM

The Poway Unified School District borrowed the money using bonds that the state treasurer has compared to payday loans — and more than 200 districts are in the same boat.

LIVEBLOG: The [Baby] Doctor’s In: Dr. Harvey Karp talks parenting for today

Health | | December 08 2012, 2:04 PM

Pediatrician and best-selling author Harvey Karp is in The Crawford Family Forum right now discussing all things babies with KPCC’s early childhood development correspondent Deepa Fernandes.

Hanukkah festivities begin with candle lighting

The Latest | | December 08 2012, 4:33 PM

Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial lamps that symbolize triumph over oppression.

Silver Lake man finds $175,000 worth of drugs in his hot tub

The Latest | | December 08 2012, 4:07 PM

What would you do if you found a huge sack of illegal drugs in your backyard and you're nervous the criminals will return? Journalist Mack Reed sweated it out.

Secretary Janet Napolitano to attend memorial for fallen Coast Guard officer

The Latest | | December 08 2012, 11:30 AM

The Homeland Security Secretary will attend a memorial for the petty officer who died after a boat collision while investigating suspected smuggling off the California coast.

POLL: Will 'Johnny Football' be the first freshman to win the Heisman?

The Latest | | December 08 2012, 11:10 AM

History could be made today as college football's highest individual award could go to the first freshman recipient or first pure defensive player.

California sees fewer teachers as enrollment trends up

Pass / Fail | | December 08 2012, 8:47 AM

While the numbers do not yet signal an outright teacher shortage, officials say they point to a worrisome trend of a graying workforce and fewer entrants.

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